Weekly Parent Letter

October 14, 2021

Our annual Marathon is tomorrow.  We will begin walking at 1pm.  We have extended the turn in day until tomorrow.  Current calculations have us within $1,000 of our goal.  Thank you everyone for your hard work! 

Student Council has designated tomorrow as a "Spirit Day", wear your St. Edward apparel or red/black/white.

Papa Murphy’s pizza orders are due tomorrow.

The end of  the 1st quarter will be Tuesday, October 19th.  We will be dismissing at noon.  Afterschool program will be offered from 12 – 6 pm.  There will be no school for MEA break from Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, October 20th, 21st and 22nd.  

The October Education Committee Meeting will be on Tuesday, October 19th at 6pm via Zoom.  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89546246070?pwd=RUc5dFpKcmJxUGZOVGtFU2NHTENkZz09  Passcode: 038863  The agenda is attached.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Due to the Public School bussing schedule on Monday, October 25th, we will have an early out and will be dismissing at 1:15 pm.  Afterschool program will be offered from 1:15 – 6 pm.

Conferences will be held both in person and via Zoom on October 28th.  Please fill out your prefereces for survey times using the following link.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20F0F44A9A82CA6FC1-parent .  There are 15 minute time slots beginning at 3:15 and ending at 7 pm for every teacher.  Choose the teacher, the time slot and simply put your name in the space.  We look forward to seeing everyone in two weeks!

 The All Saint’s Day Costume Contest is scheduled for Friday, October 29th.  The rules are being sent home today.  All are encouraged to participate.

 For the past several years, St. Edward School has participated in a shoebox giving program to benefit children in third world countries.  This year is no exception.  We will be participating in the Box of Joy program.  While the name is different, the concept is the same.  Please send donations of small toys, school supplies, hard candy or gum, apparel, hygiene items, personal accessories, sewing kits, drawstring bags, etc. to the school.  These will be sent off at the end of the month.

 The PEACE Committee will be hosting it’s annual Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 30th from 10:30 am-12 pm in the St. Edward School parking lot. 

 Paper surveys were included in the parent folder today.  As of this afternoon we had only received 13 completed surveys.  If you have not yet filled out a survey, please do so and return it the school.  If you would rather complete it online, the link is:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/83NR8CX

 It is starting to get cool outside, so make sure your kids are dressed appropriately for the weather.  Just a reminder that unless it is raining, we play outside for recess if the air temperature or windchill is above zero.

 May God Bless,                                                                      Mrs. Garvey